March 4. Hundreds of thousands of French citizens are marching today to defend “educational freedom”–that is, uncontrolled state subsidies for private Catholic schools.
The hour has not yet struck for an offensive by the left in Western Europe.
With Boris Yeltsin triumphantly defying the establishment in Moscow, Lech Walesa guiding the Polish opposition into Parliament and Imre Pozsgay, a member of the Hungarian Politburo, arguing in B
Is Mikhail Gorbachev, for all his vast presidential powers and
commanding leadership of the Communist Party, merely to be a
transitional ruler of the Soviet Union? If so, a transition to what?
The post-Stalinist regimes of Eastern Europe collapsed in part because of the glaring contrast between theory and practice, promise and fulfillment.
Boris Yeltsin celebrated the first anniversary of his reign in the mood of a satisfied yet rather puzzled survivor (“we jumped into the river not knowing how to swim…but we didn’t drown”).
The Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, held in Paris at the end of November, might best be described by reversing Tolstoy’s title. This was Peace and War.
The French Communist Party has no future in the government. Does it have a future outside it?
The battle over French television is now being joined in earnest.
There was no miracle at the polls for the regime of Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski.